By Jack Crowe:
Brett Kavanaugh sent a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee Monday reiterating his refusal to withdraw from the Supreme Court confirmation process amid allegations of sexual assault by two women.
“These are smears pure and simple. And they debase our public discourse. But they are also a threat to any man or woman who wishes to serve our country. Such grotesque and obvious character assasination—if allowed to succeed—will dissuade competent and good people of all political persuasions from public service,” Kavanaugh wrote. “As I told the committee during my hearing, a federal judge must be independent, not swayed by public or political pressure. That is the kind of judge I will always be. I will not be intimidated into withdrawing from this process. The coordinated effort to destroy my good name will not drive me out. The vile threats of violence against my family will not drive me out. The last-minute character assassination will not succeed.”
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